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An advanced formula that boosts high performance erosion control and revegetation for steep slopes and critical sites.
Mulch is a great addition to your landscape, because it can protect your plants and help them maintain health and aesthetics. We can help you choose the best mulch for your needs and how to use mulch correctly. Continue reading below the products on this page to learn more about using mulch.
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If you take a close look at your neighbor’s immaculate landscaping, you’ll probably notice one, if not several, types of mulch artfully and purposefully placed in all the right spots. This mulch not only serves to make the landscaping look manicured and neat, but also to help the plants in a few ways:
There are several common types of mulch widely available to home gardeners. These include bark, wood chips, sawdust, straw, coco or buckwheat hulls, and landscaping plastic or fabric. Each has their pros and cons, and each has a best use.
Mulch application will vary based on what type you choose and the plants you’re using it for. However, generally, applying mulch immediately after planting is usually best. For existing plants, add mulch in early spring. Reapplication rates depend on the material; a quick decomposing material will have to be applied more often, and the more established your plants are, the less mulch material you will have to use. Follow these general guidelines for mulch: